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Thread: Odd Behavior + ID

  1. #21
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    Oct 2011


    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelF View Post
    You're welcome! There's a lot of cyber-bullying around, and it's too easy to stay on the other side of the road and not look, but this time I thought it was getting too much

    Good luck with the learning! One more tip here, fluffy rear ends are not unique to Little Grebes, other grebes have them too. But at this time of year (in winter plumage) they're strongly black-white with no brown tones that Littles have. I've not got a winter plumage pic to post, so here's one in summer instead
    Thanks. I've only ever photographed winter plumaged little grebes myself. They've been on my local patch a lot recent(ish)ly. I rarely came across them last summer (I saw 3 or 4) but this winter I've found myself finding 16 in one go!

    Haven't got them on my 2012 year list yet (Last one on 29th December). Only gc grebe but I'm sure I'll find another one soon.

    And thanks again.
    Last edited by Old World Warbler; January 7th, 2012 at 11:05 PM.

  2. #22
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    Nov 2010
    Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk


    Hi Michael , that looks like a summer plumaged Black-necked Grebe to me

  3. #23
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    Aug 2008


    Quote Originally Posted by Malcrest View Post
    Hi Michael , that looks like a summer plumaged Black-necked Grebe to me
    I know, I posted it for OWW to compare with Little Grebes ;-)

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